Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

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A Conversation Between Karin Slaughter and Sara Paretsky

It's just a week before the publication of Sara Paretsky's new V.I. Warshawski novel Fallout-- and Karin Slaughter and Paretsky got to talking...

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Announcing the Pulitzers

The Pulitzer Prizes have been announced. Here are the winners in Literature, Drama, History, Biography, Poetry, and General Nonfiction, along with the reason given by the committee:

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Here are the Finalists for the 2017 ITW Thriller Awards

For those who could use a thrill in their life.

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Where Failure Ends with a Bullet: The Genesis of "A Single Spy"

Do you ever wonder how an author develops an idea into a full-blooded novel? In this exclusive essay, William Christie describes how an idea and a character latched onto him and wouldn't let him go.

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Here are the Finalists for the Audies

The Audie Awards recognize distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. There are lots of nominees and lots of samples to listen to.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of March

There are some heavy hitters in our Best Mysteries & Thrillers of March. Here are some of the top books...

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"How I Went from Journalist to Fiction Writer" by Peter Heller

Peter Heller was in town a couple weeks ago, and fellow Amazon editor Jon Foro and I met him for lunch. I kind of wish everyone could have at least one lunch with Peter Heller.

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Announcing the National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists

The winners will be announced today, March 16th, at The New School, which is located at 66 West 12th Street in Manhattan. The awards ceremony is free and open to the public.

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The Best History Books of March

In which we round up the Best History Books of March.

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Announcing the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalists

Here are the finalists for the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award.

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